Synonyms of nitrification


1. nitrification, chemical process, chemical change, chemical action

usage: the chemical process in which a nitro group is added to an organic compound (or substituted for another group in an organic compound)

2. nitrification, oxidation, oxidization, oxidisation

usage: the oxidation of ammonium compounds in dead organic material into nitrates and nitrites by soil bacteria (making nitrogen available to plants)

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

Definition and meaning of nitrification (Dictionary)